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Critics of Dow herbicide sue U.S. EPA over approval


A coalition of U.S. farmer and environmental groups filed a lawsuit on Wednesday seeking to overturn regulatory approval granted for an herbicide developed by Dow AgroSciences.

DuPont Pioneer celebrates production expansion in Ontario


DuPont Pioneer celebrated the opening of two new processing towers representing a $19 million investment at the DuPont Pioneer Chatham production location in Ontario, Canada.

Fall-applied herbicides work better on some weeds


Herbicides applied in the fall often can provide improved control of many winter annual weed species compared with similar applications made in the spring, according to a University of Illinois weed scientist.

Harvest delays impact crop performance, study shows (10/23/14)

Syngenta Crop Talk video series offers breakthrough technologies (10/23/14)

Landmark Services Cooperative, Curry Seeds sign agreement (10/23/14)

Slow U.S. grain harvest, fast use easing squeeze on storage (10/23/14)

Xanthion In-furrow fungicide receives registration (10/23/14)

Projected corn gross revenues down in 2014 and 2015 (10/22/14)

Syngenta lawsuit against Bunge over GMO corn revived on appeal (10/22/14)

Commodity Info



East River South Dakota Grain Markets - Closing Elevator Bids (10/24/14)

Grain Prices @ Illinois Interior Country Elevators (10/24/14)

Kentucky Daily Grain Elevators, Open Bids (10/24/14)

Grain Prices Illinois River Barge Points (10/24/14)

Kentucky Daily Barge Report (10/24/14)

Export Grain Bids (10/24/14)

CO/NE/WY Elevator Grain Bids (10/24/14)

Minneapolis, MN Daily Cash Grain Report (10/24/14)

South Carolina Closing Grain Bids (10/24/14)

North Carolina Grain (10/24/14)

Key Reports

Exports: Corn net sales (finally) climb (02/27/14)

Exports: Corn net sales plummet 46 percent (02/21/14)

USDA: Corn sales tumble 25% from last week (02/13/14)

WASDE: Corn prices to stay under $5 (02/10/14)

Exports: Corn net sales bounce to 10-week high (01/30/14)

Export sales: Corn tumbles 16 percent (01/24/14)

USDA: Corn sales start 2014 steady (01/09/14)

Corn exports slowly creep higher (12/19/13)

Corn exports rebound slightly after slow slide (12/12/13)

$4.75 corn in 2014? USDA thinks so (12/10/13)

Market Commentary

Midday Report 10/24

Crop traders may be taking profits before the weekend. The grain and soy markets have performed well this week despite generally bearish fundamentals. That latter fact is probably the underlying reason for today’s CBOT slippage, with bullish corn traders taking profits on long positions ahead of the weekend. December corn futures dipped 4.5 cents to $3.5525/bushel late Friday morning, while May lost 4.5 to $3.775.
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